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Topic - Corrective action for polished holds

LeeWood - on 04 Nov 2012
Excepting that in a watery environment, rock weathers rough, not smooth. Passage of rock-climbing footwear on routes is a uniquely human intervention, so apparently, we are responsible for deforming nature. This spoils the climbing experience.

So why don't we take corrective action? There are both chemical and mechanical means of abrading rock. Worst examples occur at the base of ovehanging walls, so the work-site would be accessible.

Isn't it that simple?
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